The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 84 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -27.36%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
921 953 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.88% 84.79% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 799 825 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 2 £32,500 -
Dover - 1 £26,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
2 12 (54.55%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
5 9 (40.91%) Test Management
5 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 9 (40.91%) Line Management
5 9 (40.91%) Project Management
5 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Supplier Management
7 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 7 (31.82%) Scalability Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
7 7 (31.82%) People Management
7 7 (31.82%) API Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
7 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
7 7 (31.82%) HP
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) JUnit
7 7 (31.82%) NUnit
8 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 6 (27.27%) ISEB
8 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
9 5 (22.73%) JIRA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 7 (31.82%) NUnit
3 7 (31.82%) JUnit
3 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
4 5 (22.73%) TestDirector
4 5 (22.73%) HP UFT
4 5 (22.73%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Test Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Testing Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Management
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (40.91%) Line Management
2 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
3 7 (31.82%) People Management
3 7 (31.82%) API Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Supplier Management
3 7 (31.82%) Scalability Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) V-Model
6 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) JD Edwards
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
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